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Introduction to Paleoanthropology

Introduction to Paleoanthropology

Introduces the field of physical anthropology; Physical anthropology: study of human biology, nonhuman primates, and hominid fossil record; Places paleoanthropology within overall context of anthropological studies (along with cultural anthropology, linguistics, and archeology); Focus on physical anthropology and be oriented toward understanding of the natural and cultural factors involved in the evolution of the first hominids.



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